Skylights are a great addition to a home. They let in mood-boosting natural light, fresh air to ventilate the room, and look great. They also increase the value of your home.
Roof tiles can quickly become infested with mould, algae, and other organisms that create ugly marks, and lead to expensive damage. A roof should be cleaned roughly every two years, and due to the danger involved, it’s highly recommended to hire a trained professional. But if you’re set on doing the job yourself, and are confident in your ability to keep yourself safe, this article will explain how to clean your roof tiles, covering everything that you need.
The Australian sun is renowned for its power, and it doesn’t discriminate when it comes to your building’s roof. With daily blasts of heat, your roof cavity rapidly heats up, which becomes trapped and heats up the rest of your building. Conversely, on brisk winter nights, it’ll trap cold air and might make your building cooler than you’d like.
Throughout Brisbane, gutters are overflowing as summer storm season sets in. With every storm comes a deluge of rain — but what happens to that tumult of water if your roof’s gutters are blocked? If you notice your gutters flood even during a modest burst of rain, this could be a sign your gutters need professional clearing.
Roof mould is more than an unattractive sight that detracts from your home’s appeal. Mould on roof can threaten the integrity of your home and impact your family’s health. Removing mould growth as soon as possible and taking proactive steps to decrease the humidity in your home can prevent mould from growing back.
If your home has an asbestos roof, should you be worried? Many homes in south-east Queensland built before 1983 are topped with corrugated asbestos roofs. In this article, we explore when is asbestos roofing harmful, asbestos roof health hazards and the hazards of ignoring asbestos in your roof. Finally, we offer advice on how to ensure your asbestos removal procedure is with the utmost care and safety.
Hail is a powerful force of nature, especially in south-east Queensland. But did you know even minor hail storms can damage your roof in subtle yet significant ways? These subtle signs of hail roof damage — like shingle granules in your roof gutters or broken corners on your clay roof tiles — are easy to miss. That is, until the damage increases over time, resulting in expensive roof leaks or an urgent need to replace your roof.
Does a new roof add value to an appraisal? How much does the roof impact the value of a home? Many people overlook the importance of the humble roof in contributing to a property’s value. Your roof not only protects your home and everything inside, but it’s one of the largest, most obvious features that people see when looking at and forming an impression of your home.
From shingles littering the yard to rusted gutters or roof leaks, some signs of roof damage are easy to spot. Others — like missing granules on the edges of your roof shingles or black streaks of mould, lichen or moss — are much less obvious. Unfortunately, when roof damage signs go unnoticed, this can have serious consequences for the structural integrity of your home.
If you’re planning a renovation or to sell your home, restoring your roof will not only add value to your property but enhance its street appeal. If your roof needs some tender loving care, a roof restoration can be a better choice than a complete roof replacement and extend the life of your roof without the huge cost. In this article, we will cover the signs that you need to restore your roof soon, the different types of roof restoration…